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was one of baseball's most thrilling players. jackie robinson changed baseball and he changed america. he kept his focus in the face of adversity because he had a higher goal. in studying him, i learned that branch ricky, who decided to courageously break the color barrier, look for a black that had the temperament and the focus to take all of the jeers, to take all of the hostility and take all of the hate and still perform and rise above what he was facing. jackie robinson showed a change agent but first changed himself. must have the temperament, the determination and focus that they can take whatever it is necessary to take in order to make change happen. those that opened door have to be stronger than those that walk through doors that have already been opened. happy birthday, jackie robinson. thank you for watching. i'm al sharpton. "hardball" starts right now. >>> hawks or buzzards? let's play "hardball." ♪ >>> good evening. i'm chris matthews down in washington. let me start tonight with this. the boiling hatred of the american right poured over today in hearings on chuck hagel'
and jackie harbaugh will be feeling both at the same time. they're the proud parents of the two opposing super bowl coaches. john harbaugh, and the san francisco coach jim harbaugh. yesterday mom and dad held court in new orleans. >> this is our -- my hero right here, jackie harbaugh. and one other thing we would like to say, you're going to ask you how we feel on this historic event. jackie, who has it better than us? nobody! >> nobody! the harbaughs say they won't be wearing either team's colors, they say both sons have told them just enjoy the experience. >> later today on "the situation room" i have a piece exploring what brotherhood really means. >> in this case? >> i looked through all the famous brothers in history to see if there is a lesson there. >> i heard the last time there was a match-up between the boys, the parents did not attend the game. >> pretty competitive guys. >> thank you. >>> it is 19 minutes after the hour, time for your early reads, your local news making national headlines . this is an amazing story. hackers invading the "new york times." hackers out of china
get the jackie robinson award in new york. superstition is heavy in sports, especially baseball. are you concerned this might have interrupted his mojo moving forward? >> kid has a special talent. >> would you prefer he have the mohawk back? >> anything that makes him happy. as long as he's hitting. he's an amazing young man. i think another couple of years of experience. people forget, 20 years old. >> baby, right? >> can imagine what his talent will be over the next few years. >> obviously we've been fortunate here in washington, because the caps have been constant contenders. but i have to say, you know, i got to go to some of the games last year. tucker went to some of the games. on behalf of the fans, and i know you all will hear this tomorrow, thank you so much. because to have, you know, when i grew up, the senators were here and they left. we had no baseball forever. and you guys put this team together. you've done it the right way. the excitement last year was palpable and it spread throughout the city, and throughout the nation, really. there was a lot of happiness abo
harbaugh face off on the field. in the stands, their parents, jack and jackie harbaugh, will be sweating it out. >> that thrill of victory and the agony of defeat. and on sunday night, we're going to experience both of those -- those great emotions. and our thoughts will be with the one that comes up a little short. >> reporter: but they are also reveling in the thrill. jack harbaugh was a high school and college football coach himself. >> who has it better than us? nobody! >> reporter: they won't be wearing any team colors, and they won't say where they are sitting. their sons have coached against each other before, just not in the super bowl. last season, on thanksgiving day. the ravens won. >> during the three hours and fifteen minutes, i want you to know, this lady was comatose. >> because of the stress. something all parents of star athletes go through. this summer in london, ally went for gold but it was her parents' anxiety routine that went viral. >> stick it! >> reporter: adding to the stress, the harbaugh parents were the victims of a prank. an unidentified caller offend into a
. in the crosshairs, their parents jackie and jack who are proving fast learners when it comes to media. >> they're very conscious about not showing any emotions where it could be misjudged or coninstituted where you have a favorite son. >> reporter: the parents were in a similar situation thanksgiving day in 2011 so they chose to watch the game from an office in the stadium. but the super bowl cameras may be unavoidable. jonie will wear black and mom in mutual colors while the brothers duke it out. >> you grow up fighting for everything. you fight for the extra hot dog. you fight for girls. you fight for everything. we both got our girls but we both need our victory here this week. >> both want to desperately win and be a part of a championship, the great thrill of winning. >> reporter: both coaches insist the big game is about their teams and not about them but with nicknames like are harbowl, they seem to be stealing the show. >> so exciting. it's going to be a lot of fun. right here on channel 9 is where you can see it. coming up at 4:4 #, we'll talk to -- 4:48, we'll talk to an expert about
those that walk through doors that have already been opened. happy birthday, jackie robinson. thank you for watching. i'm al sharpton. "hardball" starts right now. >>> hawks or buzzards? let's play "hardball." ♪ >>> good evening. i'm chris matthews down in washington. let me start tonight with this. the boiling hatred of the american right poured over today in hearings on chuck hagel's nomination to be secretary of defense. hatred, pure and simple. from the mouths of john mccain and lindsey graham as they slashed away at war hero hagel. badgering the witness is too nice a description. the hawks swirled like buzzards sweeping down, pecking and pulling at the skin of a former colleague who dared to say this country's been too ready to enter wars the american people quickly wish we'd never gotten into. what's with this hatred now centered in the american sunbelt? what do we make of this poll that shows two out of three texas republicans now want our president impeached? why the cussedness, why the range war, why the hatred of anyone who dares to stand with obama? why can't politics be a
and jackie harbaugh and go, ravens. >> i don't know if we had a dream this big. we had a few dreams, we had a few fights and arguments. >> which brings us to today, which is of all things opposite day. >> we're on, okay, good. >> read the prompter. >> there are probably endless ways to celebrate this day. sponge bob square pants did a whole episode on it. so whatever way you choose to confuse people, enjoy. >> we're switching roles today. i'm taking the willis position. >> 15 seconds. >> the only difference is i'm awake. >> wrap it up.
! >> reporter: meet the proudest parents on the planet, jack and jackie harbaugh. for their sons it is just another day at the office, as their two teams prepare for the biggest game of their lives. at 49ers practice, head coach jim harbaugh watched closely as he put his team to work. not too far away, harbaugh's brother, john, guided his baltimore ravens through their drills. but even tough as nails ray lewis found time to crack a joke. the harbaugh brothers will go head to head in what is now being dubbed the harbowl. >> no one talks to anyone. jim is very quiet and guarded. john is very quiet and guarded. that's exactly the way we wanted them. >> reporter: their mother she is more optimistic. >> this is like -- frosting on the cake for our whole family. >> reporter: oddsmakers have the 49ers favored by 3 1/2 points. but the super bowl is in new orleans, so if you want a prediction ask the expert at reverend zombie's house of voodoo. even then there is no clear answer. >> your regret is upside down. and their, their sorrow is sideways. i can't really say. but, i can say it looks -- you're
, they need you. >>> even though jackie harbaugh would love for the super bowl to end in a tie, we know that's unlikely. the parntents of the head coachg brothers held their own news conference and talked about who they'll be thinking about most after the game is over. >> there's going to be one winner and there's going to be one that's going to be totally disappointed, and my thoughts go to that one that will not experience the thrill of victory, and that's where our thoughts will be. every single parent can identify with that, that thrill of victory and the agony of defeat, and on sunday night, we're going to experience both of those great emotions, and our thoughts will be with the one that comes up a little short. >> that would be tough, wouldn't it? never has a sibling rivalry been so in your face. put yourself in your place, could you annihilate your brother's dream for your own? the brothers harbaugh are living the dream, the same dream, and only one will wake up happy monday morning. >> you just grow up fighting for everything, you fight for the extra hotdog, you fight for girls, you
bowl ever where the coaches are brothers. isn't that cool? here's the latest. jackie harbaugh, the mother of the two coaches, she would really like the super bowl to end in a tie. yeah. however, just to be safe, she has 20 grand on the ravens. she didn't want to screw around. >> "early start" continues right now. a hostage standoff happening right now. a gun man storm as school bus, shoots the driver, and kidnaps and kidnaps a child. >>> tornado warning near a major city. severe storms east of nashville and on the move. >>> a baseball superstar, one of the biggest named in connection with a major new cheating scandal. yankees slugger alex rodriguez in the new report on performance enhancing drugs. >>> 14,000 reasons to check your 401(k). the dow flirts with highs not seen since before the big financial fall. good morning. welcome to "early start." i'm zoraida sambolin. >> and i'm john berman. a lot going on. >>> police in alabama involved in an all-nightstandoff with a suspected gunned off after he shot a school bus driver and took a child this is happening in midland city. ou
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